blue baby


blue baby

noun

: a baby that has bluish skin usually because its heart is not working correctly

Full Definition of BLUE BABY

:  an infant with cyanosis usually from a congenital heart defect in which venous and arterial blood are mingled

First Known Use of BLUE BABY

circa 1899

blue baby

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BLUE BABY

: an infant with a bluish tint usually from a congenital heart defect marked by mingling of venous and arterial blood

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